By George Eaton - 12 December 12:07
The Chancellor suggests a future Tory government would make large welfare cuts, including a lower benefit cap.
By Nick Faith - 06 December 04:17
Littered throughout the speech were references to northern towns and how they will benefit from the coalition's policies.
By Andrew Harrop - 06 December 10:03
The Chancellor's ideological cuts are but one route to sound public finances. Alternatives, centred around investment, are available.
By George Eaton - 06 December 08:41
The first poll on the Autumn Statement shows that voters agree with Balls that Osborne is "in denial about the cost of living crisis".
By James Plunkett - 05 December 05:07
Inequality is a more important explanation than rising employer costs for why the wages of the typical worker have fallen behind GDP.
By George Eaton - 05 December 03:55
Minutes after the Chancellor declared that the UK was growing "faster even than America", US growth was revised up.
By Rafael Behr - 05 December 02:53
Both Miliband and Balls know they need to do more if people are going to be persuaded to put them in charge of public money.
By George Eaton - 05 December 01:12
The Chancellor boasted of higher GDP and employment, but the living standards squeeze is set to continue.
By George Eaton - 05 December 11:15
Minute-by-minute coverage of the Chancellor's announcements and the OBR's new forecasts.
By Ryan Shorthouse - 05 December 09:53
The Chancellor should use his Autumn Statement to reward families on modest incomes who have quietly endured squeezed living standards during austerity.